Actually Writing the Proposal

So far in this series we’ve done some extensive prep work to put together a strong book proposal. We’ve covered proposals as persuasive tools, confirming the project is actually book-length, finding the right publisher to target, and understanding the different sections of a proposal. Now it’s time to write. Everyone has their own writing process, … Continue reading Actually Writing the Proposal

Book Proposal Elements

While different publishers will ask for different things in different forms, there are certainly common elements that will show up in most proposal. The proposal I’m working on is for a faculty development book, rather than a traditional dissertation-turned-monograph or a textbook, but the presses I reference below show examples of various manuscript types.s your … Continue reading Book Proposal Elements